Velocity Micro Brings High Performance PCs to Mainstream Market with Participation in
New Best Buy Custom Order PC Program

The award-winning manufacturer's dedication to delivering ultra performance enthusiast systems continues with recent news of Best Buy's new program.

Richmond, VA — May 18, 2006 — Velocity Micro, the premier manufacturer of ultra-performance PCs, reaffirms its commitment to high performance PCs with the recent news from E3 that it will now offer fully customized models of its award-winning gaming PCs in a new build to order program with Best Buy. Best Buy’s decision to bring Velocity Micro into this mainstream arena gives one indication of the industry’s focus shifting to higher performance PCs capable of handling a new generation of demanding applications like gaming and digital media work.

Best Buy launched this new build to order program due to customer demand for better performing and more reliable PCs. The new consumer interest in enthusiast PCs capable of dispatching with gaming, digital media, and home entertainment is a relatively new development in the mainstream and one that Velocity Micro is uniquely equipped to meet.

“We’re very excited to be a part of this innovative new program from Best Buy. Their dedication to the customer experience and commitment to providing an unsurpassed range of solutions are exactly in line with Velocity Micro’s mission of creating a fully customized system to meet the needs of each customer,” said Randy Copeland, President and CEO of Velocity Micro. “Best Buy customers deserve an unsurpassed technology solution that’s personalized for their needs, and Velocity Micro is exceptionally positioned to deliver that.”

Visitors to Best Buy’s website will be able to custom-order desktops built to their specifications. Every Velocity Micro PC ordered via the build to order program will be hand-crafted to the industry’s highest standards of quality by using the best components available and then individually tuned and tested to ensure optimal performance. Buyers will also have access to industry-leading support staffed 24/7 by U.S.-based expert technicians.

To further sate customer demand for new technology, Velocity Micro will offer new technology to customers on launch day, something it is able to do as a launch partner on all new major technology initiatives. To learn more about the build to order system, visit

About Velocity Micro

Velocity Micro, Inc. is the premier high-performance personal computer provider in North America. Founded in 1992, Richmond, Va.-based Velocity Micro custom builds award winning gaming, mobile, multimedia, small business, workstation, visual supercomputers and peripherals. Velocity Micro products are currently available at most consumer electronics retailers nationwide. For more information, please call (800) 303-7866 or visit

Velocity Micro has earned over 60 industry awards, including 11 PC Magazine Editor's Choice awards. CNET, Maximum PC, Mobile PC, PC World, Computer Gaming World, Computer Shopper, and PC Gamer editors have all chosen Velocity Micro systems as some of the industry's best-performing, highest-quality, and most reliable PCs.

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